The Peninsula Schools Education Foundation, incorporated in October 1995, is an independent, non-profit community organization under IRS code section 501 ( c ) (3 ). A volunteer Board of Directors, made up of community members, governs the Foundation, each bringing with them a diverse background. Twenty-five percent of the funds raised are invested and placed in an Endowment fund.
To support the Peninsula School District by providing resources to encourage innovative teaching and educational practices. To advocate within our community and to pursue resources from individuals and organizations.
Peninsula School District, located in Gig Harbor, Washington, comprises 16 schools and 8,700 students. The annual growth rate is between four and five percent. Geographically, it is located across Puget Sound from the Seattle/Tacoma area and covers a 120 square-mile area on two peninsulas. The Peninsula School District is considered one of the strongest and most innovative districts in the State of Washington.